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Our Changing Mats Were Born From A Desire for Beautiful Nursery Accessories.

It’s hard to believe you could use the word “stunning” when describing a changing mat – but that’s what we set out to achieve at The Gilded Bird.

The Gilded Bird is run by a mum of 3, Jeanie Bird who wanted to make this essential part of the nursery better – in both look and quality.

Our designs are original and exclusive to us. The patterns on our anti-roll changing mats are hand-painted by a local artist (also a mother!). The paintings are then printed onto wipeable, durable and non-toxic PVC and moulded over multiple layers of thick and soft foam. Your baby will love the comfort of these mats- and you’ll love the look of them in your home!

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Meet The Founder

Hi!

My name is Jeanie and I’m the owner/founder/mumpreneur of The Gilded Bird.

I’m a mum of 3. My son just turned 5 and my twin girls are 3 years old 🙂

I’m a Canadian gal (although I’ve been over here for 10 years now and love it) and my husband is an Aussie.

We’re living on an idyllic farm where I’m surrounded by the stunning English countryside. This country really is incredibly beautiful and has provided me with much of the inspiration for the designs on my mats.

I started The Gilded Bird after realising I was supremely disappointed with the selection of change mats (and many other baby items quite frankly) that were available in mainstream retail.

They were either ugly or flimsy/cheap or both.

I had spent a lot of time and money on my twin girls’ nursery and now my only real options for a change mat were white or white with some sort of mult-coloured animal on it. (cue eye-roll).

I knew we mums deserved better! After all, if I was really honest, the design of the mat was more for my enjoyment since I was the one who would be looking at it multiple times each day!

I had an idea in my head for a few changing mat designs and realised I already knew a few VERY talented designers who have really brought these ideas into reality.
I also found a fantastic manufacturer based in the UK and before I knew it, I was selling these gorgeous mats on Amazon UK.

I really want you to LOVE your Gilded Bird changing mat as much as I have loved creating them so if you have any concerns or questions about our mats, please don’t hesitate to write me!

So enjoy your changing mat and thank you for your support. Together we can rid the world of ugly change mats.

Jeanie Bird xx

The Gilded Bird

PS: don’t forget to visit The Gilded Bird on Instagram and on Facebook and tag us in your photos of your little one on their new mat!

I love seeing the mats with your adorable babies!

Meet The Founder

Hi!

My name is Jeanie and I’m the owner/founder/mumpreneur of The Gilded Bird.

I’m a mum of 3. My son just turned 5 and my twin girls are 3 years old 🙂

I’m a Canadian gal (although I’ve been over here for 10 years now and love it) and my husband is an Aussie.

We’re living on an idyllic farm where I’m surrounded by the stunning English countryside. This country really is incredibly beautiful and has provided me with much of the inspiration for the designs on my mats.

I started The Gilded Bird after realising I was supremely disappointed with the selection of change mats (and many other baby items quite frankly) that were available in mainstream retail.

They were either ugly or flimsy/cheap or both.

I had spent a lot of time and money on my twin girls’ nursery and now my only real options for a change mat were white or white with some sort of mult-coloured animal on it. (cue eye-roll).

I knew we mums deserved better! After all, if I was really honest, the design of the mat was more for my enjoyment since I was the one who would be looking at it multiple times each day!

I had an idea in my head for a few changing mat designs and realised I already knew a few VERY talented designers who have really brought these ideas into reality.
I also found a fantastic manufacturer based in the UK and before I knew it, I was selling these gorgeous mats on Amazon UK.

I really want you to LOVE your Gilded Bird changing mat as much as I have loved creating them so if you have any concerns or questions about our mats, please don’t hesitate to write me!

So enjoy your changing mat and thank you for your support. Together we can rid the world of ugly change mats.

Jeanie Bird xx

The Gilded Bird

PS: don’t forget to visit The Gilded Bird on Instagram and on Facebook and tag us in your photos of your little one on their new mat!

I love seeing the mats with your adorable babies!

Why Choose Us

Designed & Made in UK

It was wonderful to be able to manufacturer The Gilded Bird changing mats here in the UK. With so much pressure to keep costs low, it can be tempting to source from far away, but we are so proud to be working with a lovely, family-owned and operated manufacturer in Lancashire who assure the best quality for each mat and who allow us to build The Gilded Bird into a strong British brand.

From One Mum To Another

I get it, you’re tired and overwhelmed by the choices out there. As a mum of 3, I’ve been there. That’s why I created The Gilded Bird. It’s less about what pattern the baby will like (let’s face it, they’re easy to please design-wise), and more about what will make us mums smile each time we use it. Changing mats are for the dirtiest of duties so why not try to make them a bit more bearable with a bit of beauty and quality that you know you can count on.

Bring Style To Your Nursey

After spending so much time and money on our nurseries, there’s nothing more frustrating than having to top off a key element like a change table with something tacky or plain dull. Bring the beautiful style of a Gilded Bird changing mat to complete the look of your nursery. You should LOVE your changing mat – after all, it’s us parents who need to look at them for years!

Love For Our Mats

The Gilded Bird was created out of one mum’s frustration on the lack of options for changing mats on the market today.

We LOVE the mats we’ve produced but you don’t just have to take our word for it…

“Very stylish and comfy change mat. Looks great, such lovely colours, little one loves it and keeps asking for his “pretty” one. Rare to have a design we both like.
Nice and long so he doesn’t slip off the end.”

– S Lloyd

“Can’t wait for bubba to arrive and see what a beautiful mat their mama bought them :)”

– Jade M

“It was nice to be able to get a changing mat a little different in design to the usual. My daughter loved it for her baby girl.”

– Maureen T

Contact Us

We love to hear from our parents so please feel free to get in touch with any questions or concerns. We’ll endeavour to answer your query within 1 business day or sooner.

You can send us an email or use the enquiry form.